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While on any given link that has a CSS Classes value, I'd like to do something like this:

$css_classes = get_current_menu_item_css_classes();    
if ( $css_classes == 'mycustomclass' ) : // do something


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Do not know if it's exactly what you're looking for but this short snippet adds custom classes to nav menu item :

add_filter('nav_menu_css_class' , 'wpse_143574_nav_class' , 10 , 2);
function wpse_143574_nav_class($classes, $item){

         $classes[] = "my-class";

     return $classes;

This could be modified with some conditional tags too.

EDIT: $item is often useful for example if ( $item->title == 'Contact')

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